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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 29%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' South, Longitude: 51° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"1002.53 miwest0° 11' 16.2"12.91 minorth1002.72 mi
24 hours11° 21' 04.5"783.70 mieast4° 30' 36.5"309.89 minorth843.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémSat 8:14 AM336 km209 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguSat 8:14 AM345 km215 miles186 nmSouth S
BelémSat 8:14 AM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausSat 7:14 AM904 km562 miles488 nmWest W
CayenneSat 8:14 AM936 km582 miles505 nmNorth N
ParamariboSat 8:14 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownSat 7:14 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSat 8:14 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSat 8:14 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast E
SalvadorSat 8:14 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmSoutheast SE
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